Lecture, recital to explore French keyboard music through the centuriesThe UAB Department of Foreign Languages and the Alliance Française of Birmingham will hold a recital and a lecture in English on Saturday, March 4.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli on March 11Pizzarelli is among the prime revivalists of the great American songbook, and has expanded that repertoire by including the music of Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Lennon-McCartney.
- Event Date March 4
See seven smart, short plays at Theatre UAB’s 14th annual Festival of 10-Minute PlaysAll of the plays in the March 6-10 festival are written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty from the UAB Department of Theatre. All tickets are $5, and shows typically sell out.posted 8 days ago 733 viewsAhn Trio stars in Salon Series, March 5 at UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterThe Ahn Trio will perform works by artists including Jimi Hendrix, Prince, David Bowie, Antônio Carlos Jobim, David Balakrishnan and more. The ASC Salon Series offers a unique setting: on-stage seating and a post-show meet-and-greet.
- Event Date March 11
Contribute to history with The March Quilts project sewing days at UABUAB Arts in Medicine will partner with Bib & Tucker Sew-Op and host sewing days for The March Quilts project at the Women and Infants Center on Feb. 17 and March 5.
- Event Date March 5
Interested in graphic design and its history? See “Graphic Means” at UAB Hill Student Center on March 7“Graphic Means” documents graphic design production from the 1950s through the 1990s. The screening is free for all UAB ID holders, including students and employees.
- Event Date February 17
Theatre UAB presents Tom Stoppard’s metaphysical murder mystery “The Real Inspector Hound” Feb. 22-26Playwright Tom Stoppard’s hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theater critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. The “play within a play” is based in three acting styles interwoven together: the farcical, the melodrama of “who done it thrillers” and Theatre of the Absurd.
- Event Date March 7
Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players bring family fun music to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center on Feb. 26Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players take children’s music to new musical and lyrical heights with his unique “kindie” rock. A family of four can enjoy the show for $30.
- Event Date February 22
UAB honors writer, composer and performer Daniel Beaty with 2017 Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar AwardBeaty will speak and perform his 2006 critically acclaimed, off-Broadway solo play, “Emergency,” at 4 p.m. Friday, March 10, in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. A reception will be held after the event, which is free and open to the public.
- Event Date February 26
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center to host ArtBLINK Gala 2017UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority and life-saving research.
- Event Date March 10
UAB Piano Series presents former students of Yakov KasmanFour former students – Maeve Brophy, Edward Forstman, Kseniia Polstiankina and Cahill Smith – will perform works by Carter, Liszt, Medtner and Rachmaninoff in honor of Professor Yakov Kasman’s 50th birthday and his 15 years of teaching at UAB.
- Event Date February 18
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents the Yellowjackets Feb. 23 in “The Essentials Volume 5: Contemporary Jazz,” hosted by Eric EssixThe Grammy Award-winning band, among the pioneers of contemporary jazz groups, will also lead a clinic with UAB Department of Music students, and member Bob Mintzer will perform for schoolchildren with the UAB Jazz Ensemble
- Event Date February 12
UAB Music presents annual Trumpet Symposium Feb. 10-11 for high school and college musiciansThe Department of Music’s annual Trumpet Symposium will feature two free concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
- Event Date February 23
UAB Music presents new spring season of free student and faculty performances, guest artist recitals and symposiumsFrom the UAB Piano Series and Chamber Music @ AEIVA to dozens of free concerts and recitals by students and faculty, the UAB Department of Music offers a new season of outstanding performances.posted a while back 3660 viewsLove a cappella? VOCALOSITY brings “pitch-perfect” live concert to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center on Feb. 9
- Event Date February 10
UAB to screen film about the life of civil rights activist John LewisThe documentary will screen Jan. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the UAB Hill Student Center Alumni Theatre.
- Event Date February 9
UAB Art professor, students build replica of Birmingham Museum of Art galleries to assist in exhibition planningCommissioned by the BMA, the to-scale replica of its newly remodeled galleries is a tool to help curators plan exhibitions and more. It was used for the upcoming Jan. 28 exhibition “Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art.”posted a while back 2500 viewsUAB Music presents its 15th annual UAB Clarinet Symposium, with guest artist Richard Stoltzman, Feb. 4-5Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the symposium; registration includes a ticket to see guest artist and Grammy winner Richard Stoltzman perform with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
- Event Date January 19
Enjoy “An Evening with Pat Metheny” Jan. 29 at UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterMetheny is one of the most accomplished jazz artists in history, and his versatility is nearly without peer on any instrument. He has won 20 Grammy awards in a variety of categories, and in 2015 was inducted into the Downbeat Hall of Fame.
- Event Date February 4
UAB’s AEIVA presents Colombian-born artist Jessica Angel as first artist-in-residence
- Event Date January 29
Angel will take over a small gallery as workspace to create the large lobby installation “Facing the Hyperstructure” in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, with assistance from AEIVA staff and Department of Art and Art History students.